bad sector on C drive

  canard 13:20 26 Nov 06
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Scan disc has found and fixed 16 faults on disc drive. Rescanning has not found any/ more trouble. Is this dire/sign of disc coming to end of life or will my disc drive continue to function? Please advise.

  rodriguez 13:31 26 Nov 06

I'd advise you to back up the contents of the drive and prepare for a failure. The thing is, it could fail at any time - might be soon or it might be in quite a while. Either way, if Scandisk finds errors on a disc it's not in perfect working order anymore so you shouldn't store anything valuable on it.

  brundle 13:36 26 Nov 06

run manufacturer's diagnostics on the drive; click here

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